PWR 2016 Featured Speaker - Michael Loadenthal - Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion
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Michael Loadenthal, Ph.D., serves as the Dr. Norma and Donald Stone Fellow for the Center for the Study of Ethics and Contemporary Moral Problems at Hebrew Union College since 2014, as well as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology and Social Justice at Miami University (Oxford, Ohio), and the Executive Director of the Peace and Justice Studies Association. Dr. Loadenthal holds a Ph.D. from George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, a Master of Letters in Terrorism Studies from the Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence at St Andrews University (Fife, Scotland), and a dual bachelor’s degree from American University (Washington, DC).

Dr. Loadenthal has taught courses focused around terrorism, political violence, social movements and sociology at Georgetown University, George Mason University, the University of Cincinnati, Jessup Correctional Institution, and the University of Malta’s Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies. He has served as a Dean Fellow for the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, a Practitioner-In-Residence for the Center for Social Justice, Research, Teaching and Service at Georgetown University, and is currently the Human Security and Ethics consultant for Green My Favela. Dr. Loadenthal has traveled extensively and organized with social movements on four continents. He currently serves on the editorial board of numerous peer-reviewed journals dealing with political violence and social theory and is a frequent public speaker and contributor to a variety of publications, routinely publishing his work online, for free at